Gentlemen, Start Your Engine! Mayor Revs Up a Favorite Metaphor

78439277 0 Gentlemen, Start Your Engine! Mayor Revs Up a Favorite MetaphorBudget season always feels the same, doesn’t it? The protests, the speeches, the back-and-forths–it’s almost like you can predict what’s going to happen.

Legislative leaders will say that they are “working closely with the governor to produce a fair and on-time budget.” The governor will say that his proposed budget “makes tough choices” and “cuts across the board.” And Mayor Michael Bloomberg will employ a beloved metaphor.

Check out Bloomberg’s “economic engine” timeline. >>